Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

While a student at Karolinska Institutet, you can apply for a number of international internships and placements to boost your academic and professional experience. One of such opportunities is  Child Family Health International (CFHI) Global Health Educational Programmes. CFHI provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions. Its model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local… Read More Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

Before I shift my focus from classwork to my thesis (which has to be submitted in May), I would like to share my experiences from the last three modules of the course: Infectious Diseases, Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries and Emergencies. Infectious Diseases After completion of the course the student should be able to:… Read More What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

It is hard to believe that we only have two modules left of the Global Health Masters programme; Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable diseases, Injuries & Emergencies. Each will last two weeks, so at the beginning of February, life as we know it will change. No longer will we be spending every day in a classroom.… Read More More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

For those of you who have an insatiable lust for extra-curricular activities, want to gain unprecedented experiences, thrive on overcoming challenges, and are interested in entrepreneurship, this particular opportunity does stand out amongst many that you can apply for while being a student at Karolinska Institutet. An important note here is that you do not have… Read More MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

The Extra Perks of Studying at Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is a world renowned university for medicine and health studies, the education is of a good quality and the professors are respected and well-published. These are some of the obvious benefits of studying at KI. In this blog post, I want to point out a few others, which I was not really aware of before I… Read More The Extra Perks of Studying at Karolinska Institutet

Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

I was on a flight from Rochester, NY to Chicago, IL when I encountered my first epidemiologist. I was sitting next to a guy who caught my attention because his first remark about being an epidemiologist was “There aren’t many of us”.  This was after we had a lengthy conversation about my future plans of… Read More Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

Global Health Class of 2017 – Who are we and why are we here?

So who pursues a Master’s in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet? I have asked my classmates a few questions about their backgrounds and future aspirations and present the results here. We are a truly diverse group in many ways! In the class of 2017, there are 35 students, of which 8 are men and 27 are… Read More Global Health Class of 2017 – Who are we and why are we here?